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Response to pipoman (Reply #20)

Tue Mar 8, 2016, 10:37 AM

27. He suggested black people are mired in poverty and live in ghettos.

He suggested black people are mired in poverty and live in ghettos, and white people don't know what it's like to be poor.

This is the like the fifth time I have told this story here, well before the issue became an issue.

I can attest that both sentiments are patently absurd! I am white and became poor when my gf and I lost everything during the Great Recession. When my gf's unemployment benefits ran out we were literally penniless and homeless... My best friend who happens to be black and affluent let us live in his home and fed us for several months for free, and then loaned us several thousand dollars to make a fresh start.

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